Tag: Family

‘It’s Not Right’: Mothers and Daughters See Own Struggles Reflected in Hillary Clinton

Megan Carpentier, The Guardian – October 3, 2016

Hillary Clinton made much of her relationship with her mother and daughter when she launched her campaign for the Democratic nomination in 2015. A year later, before she took the stage at the 2016 Democratic convention to accept that nomination, she was introduced by her daughter, along with a short, Shonda Rhimes-directed video that delved into her relationship with her mother.

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The Other Trump

Alessandra Stanley, New York Times – October 1, 2016 

Like place cards at a society wedding or the lineup at a Soviet May Day parade, the seating at a campaign event is a GPS map of rank and favor. At the first presidential debate at Hofstra University on Monday night, Bill and Chelsea Clinton, along with Chelsea’s husband, Marc Mezvinsky, were on one side of the room; the extended Trump clan on the other.

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Ivanka Trump Stars in First Campaign Ad for Her Father

Nikita Vladimirov, The Hill – September 30, 2016

Ivanka Trump stars in her first campaign ad for her father as the campaign fights to gain support among women. “The most important job any woman can have is being a mother. And it shouldn’t mean taking a pay cut,” she says as the video shows mothers playing with their children.

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Why Ivanka Is Trump’s Top Surrogate

Michelle Cottle, The Atlantic – September 28, 2016

Of all the ways Team Trump is reinventing presidential politics this cycle, among the most curious is the emergence of his daughter as the ultimate utility player. Part character witness, part strategist, part policy advisor, and part goodwill ambassador, Ivanka is expanding the role of aspiring First Daughter in a way that no previous aspiring First Child has attempted—and few others could likely get away with.

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Gennifer Flowers Agrees To Join Trump At Presidential Debate

Andrew Kaczynski, Buzzfeed – September 24, 2016

Gennifer Flowers, the former model who had an extramarital affair with Bill Clinton in the 1980s, agreed to an invitation from Donald Trump to sit in the front row of Monday’s presidential debate, according to an assistant.

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Ivanka Trump Talks Motherhood, Work-Life Balance And Politics

CBS News – September 22, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s daughter campaigned in Colorado on Thursday and talked about issues important to women voters, especially. In Colorado, more women are registered to vote than men and they vote in greater numbers.

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Ivanka Trump to Huddle with Female Republican Members of Congress in Washington

Diedre Walsh, CNN – September 20, 2016

Ivanka Trump will join female Republican House members and senators Tuesday in Washington to promote the GOP nominee’s proposals on child care, in a continued effort by father’s presidential campaign to reach out to women voters.

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Trump’s ‘Charm Offensive’ Continues, as Daughter-In-Law Opens North Carolina Offices

Mary C. Curtis, Roll Call – September 15, 2016

Lara Trump, the candidate’s daughter-in-law, is just a “Carolina girl,” from Wilmington, she wants you to know, with “good Southern values.” And Donald Trump, “the man I know him to be,” is “a very humble, soft-spoken, funny guy,” with a weakness for McDonald’s. That was the message of the wife of Eric Trump at a Wednesday appearance opening the first North Carolina offices for the GOP presidential candidate in the important swing state.

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Bill Clinton is No Longer the Closer

Annie Karni, Politico – September 14, 2016

Bill Clinton’s chief of staff, Tina Flournoy, was home working Sunday evening when Huma Abedin called with an urgent request: Could the former president drop his upcoming meetings in Washington, and take over for his pneumonia-felled wife on the campaign trail.

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Ivanka Trump on Her Father’s New Child Care and Maternity Leave Policy

Prachi Gupta, Cosmopolitan – September 14, 2016

At the forefront of his outreach efforts has been 34-year-old Ivanka Trump, an executive at the Trump Organization and mother of three, who talked about the importance of supporting working mothers in her RNC speech and was a major influence behind the proposal. Ivanka helped Donald Trump announce the plan on stage in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night and wrote an op-ed detailing specifics of the new policy, published in the Wall Street Journal. Cosmopolitan.com spoke with Ivanka over the phone Wednesday morning about her father’s new family leave and child care policy.

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